Live-Action Franchise Garo Gets Manga Series
posted on by Egan Loo
The November issue of Wani Books' Comic Gum magazine is announcing on Friday that Tohokushinsha Film Corporation's live-action special effects franchise Garo is inspiring a manga series in the next issue on October 25. Yūki Yogo (Ninja Slayer, Shin Mazinger Zero vs. Ankoku Daishougun, Wolf Guy) is drawing the manga based on the story by franchise creator Keita Amemiya (Zeiram, Tweeny Witches). The manga will have a color opening page and art on the magazine's front cover.
The franchise is also inspiring a television anime which will premiere on October 3. Mappa is animating Garo: Honoo no Kokuin under the direction of Yuichiro Hayashi.